This is an example of a gun shot impact used for low-budget films. It involves the use of fake blood, condoms, black powder, and cardboard. Do not try this at home. Topics: guns, blood, special effects
Segment #118 of V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media Ink; The Maui Artists Showcase and Networking Event. Featuring video feedback with the assistance of Peter Rosen, Donna and Rick who are playing with light (and the light responds). Great fractal patterns! Its really easy to do. Just set up your video projector and point the Video camera the projector is displaying, at the display. When you rotate the camera, at just the right angel (experiment) and then play with the contrast/brightness of the projector and... Topics: video feedback, special effects
Multi-million dollar special effects budgets can make anything imaginable - but for the limited budget filmmaker, we must rely on creativity and tricks to sell our special effects. Topics: Film, Filmmaking, Podcasts, Editing, Special Effects, Misdirection
Pixar stereoscopic supervisor Bob Whitehill talks Monsters Inc 3D, and VFX supervisor Karen Goulekas talks about working on Rian Johnson's Looper. Topics: Stereoscopy, 3D, Pixar, VFX, Special effects, movies
Hollywood quickly discovered the web as a tool for promoting films. But film makers have also discovered the web as a new medium for sharing information and distributing their creative output. This program looks at several Hollywood oriented web sites incuding atasite.org, the site for the Artists Television Access organization; a site devoted to the film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"; and lowres.com, a site that runs an online film festival. Ed Martinez, a Hollywood special... Topics: hollywood, movies, films, cinema, special effects
This is a one-minute video I made for a contest. The company hosting the contest makes mis-matched socks. If you love it, go vote for it at littlemismatched.com (you get free socks) by Aug 16th 2006! Topics: sock, socks, mismatched, special effects, fx, animation
Special FX and huge production values to prod you into thinking about the sheer quantity of power that arrives from the sun each day. Online short film from HSI director Joseph Kahn for German solar-power pioneers. Topics: batteries, solar energy, special effects, vfx, africa
This DHTML authoring tool allows you to create event driven animation. Triggers for events can be defined in numerous ways and the animation can be hierarchically linked, allowing for creation of complex motions from simple templates. It also allows importing and exporting of several image formats, audio formats and text formats. Topics: IMS Web Engine, Internet, Web building tools, Special effects, animation, special effects, html...
This program creates a guest book for your Web site. It allows people who visit your site to leave useful comments and suggestions for you, and creates all the programming to do it. Topics: Guestbook*Star, Internet, Web building tools, Special effects, animation, special effects, html...
What is the difference between visual effects and special effects? Tara explores this issue with Damien Markey, investigating why visual effects is an emerging area of higher education provision. Topics: Tara Brabazon, Damien Markey, visual effects, special effects
In this "Curse of the Crying Heart" outtake, local House artist Chris Burnham slips through the shadows with the cursed sword. Visit the House website at http://www.thehousetheatre.com . Topics: the house theatre of chicago, sword, special effects
This program allows you to create customized 404 and other default error pages and upload them to a designated directory. Topics: CustomError, Internet, Web building tools, Special effects, Customerror
Nothing more than a proof of concept project. This project took place a long time before it's posting. It is cheesy, unpolished, and a prime example of amatuer filming and special effects. There is no plot, no character, and no acting. This was, in reality, nothing more than a pet project to showcase the latest in budget special effect progress that I [Chad Moore] have been learning. Excuse the poor quality of this video, it's really not meant to be seriously critiqued, criticized, or otherwise... Topics: Star Wars, Lightsaber, Lightsabre, Jedi, Special Effects, Amatuer
This is a collection of Java applets that can be configured using the Windows interface. Banners, menus, buttons, text-scrollers and special effects are included. You can also create screen savers with this tool. Topics: Anfy, Internet, Web building tools, Special effects, anfy
This software allows users to visually create auto-play menus in a WYSIWYG environment. It offers variety of objects, including text, images, buttons and a built-in Web browser. Each of the objects can have its own set of available actions and events to provide control over CD and DVD user behavior. A built-in slideshow allows images to be displayed manually or on a timer. Topics: AutoPlay Express, Internet, Web building tools, Special effects, AutoPlay Express
This time Tim and Moviebob himself, Bob Chipman, discuss the real movie stars: the often scary, sometimes goofy, and generally awe-inspiring characters that put the creature in creature features. What makes a great movie monster? Why are they so appealing? And as we run down our list of the greatest beasties ever to invade a movie screen, which critter will come out on top? Warning: Contains explicit language, spoilers, and a whole lot of kaiju. Topics: CinemaSpection, monster movies, creature features, special effects, film discussion
Sci-Fi & Fantasy Models, a UK magazine that is about the models used in science fiction movies and how the special effects are done. Foe more jodyanimator scans go to https://www.mediafire.com/folder/6m1l854f2qv77/Old_Comics Topics: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, movies, FX, special effects, models for film.
This Web building utility allows you to create animated sequences for your HTML pages. You can at text and images which can move and rotate. You can also add buttons, roll-over menus and navigation controls. Topics: Jumpwel, Internet, Web building tools, Special effects, Jumpwel
One of three septets for ocarinas by David W Solomons. This one appeared (in midi form) at a concert in Manchester in 2000, accompanying dancers as seen in the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gco_5C0wXpk but has not yet been played live. The score and parts are available here as pdf files. If a septet performs this piece I would like to hear them. The theme of this piece is based on my setting of Gautier's poem Noel, describing the poverty of the surroundings at the time of Jesus'... Topics: gautier, noel, original music, ocarinas, septet, dancers, special effects, vada
Allows you to produce interactive multimedia presentations or animations for the Web. Assemble pictures, videos, sounds, texts, animations by filling in a grid. Various actions can be associated to each element. WebMixer compresses and uploads the multimedia elements to your Web site. Topics: WebMixer, Internet, Web building tools, Special effects, WebMixer